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Do you have an idea or innovation that could become a high growth business?

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Applications are now open for the 2019 Ignition Program, which will run from Sunday 25 to Friday 30 August 2019 in Perth.

What is Ignition?

Ignition is an intensive, one-week entrepreneurial education program for aspiring entrepreneurs, academics and corporate innovators to trial and then prepare business ideas for the commercial environment.

The program is a blend of keynote and workshop teaching sessions, small group mentoring, panel, clinic and networking.

Completion of Curtin Ignition + an assessment is the equivalent of 25 credit points (1 unit) in the Curtin MBA and Curtin MIBE. For more information email

Who is it for?

The program is aimed at founders of an early stage business and anyone with a specific idea for a new or improved product or service, and a passion for developing that idea into a real business proposition over one intensive week.

How much does it cost to attend?

The subsidised cost of the program in 2019 is $3,250 (inc. GST) and includes all materials, mentoring, networking sessions, buffet lunches, drinks and the final celebration dinner.

There are also a limited number of fully funded scholarship places available. These places are by competitive application. Discover the range of scholarships available on the Ignition website.

How do I apply?

Fill out the application form online before applications close on 17 July.

Want more information?

Attend the information session on Thursday May 30 in the Curtin Business School Boardroom 408:4000 to have your questions answered.

Please RSVP to or check out the website for other session dates and locations.